Winston has been instrumental in starting and running life-science and high-tech start-up companies in the Boston area (Sankofa, Inc., Surface Logix, Inc., Nano Terra, Inc. and Clear Scientific, Inc.). Previously, he was a consultant with Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) and an intellectual property attorney at Kenyon & Kenyon in NYC. He receive in B.S.E. in Biomedical and Electrical Engineering from Duke University, and his J.D. from Duke Law School.